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Monday, March 03, 2008

Owwww! That hurts.

I had this bump thing on my leg forever - and by forever I mean like 10+ years. It bothered me, sure, every time I sliced myself shaving my legs... but it never occured to me to get rid of it until recently. My doctor thought it might be a wart (but for over 10 years?) and tried to freeze it to no avail. I saw a dermatologist this morning, and he has a terrible bedside manner, so I'm not going to mention him and get him business, but I did manage to get out of him that he believes it's a dermatofibroma, and that he's going to send it out for a biopsy just in case. His nurse gave me a local anesthetic and he told me he'd be just slicing it right off the top, so my leg will be smooth again.

I was dumb enough to look under the bandage after the numbness wore off, and I have this big square missing from my leg! (I can be dramatic, so for those who don't know that, it's about a one square inch area.) The startle was the hunk missing, I was expecting it to be flat. So it hurts, and I'm whining. It's a bit of a slow day, so the office spouse has been getting the brunt of it, poor guy...

2 comments:

Teleolurian said...

he stole it, obviously, to help build his mighty clone army.

Vegas Princess said...

Ouch! Sounds gross but not enough that I won't ask for a picture. :)